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18th Century Mahogany Longcase Clock By John Wood Of Grantham


£12,500 | $16,644 USD | €14,163 EUR
Item Number: SA635141
Date of manufacture: 18th Century
Current Status: For sale
Seller: Martlesham Antiques
This antique has been viewed 29 times in the past month with the most views from Australia.


18th Century mahogany longcase clock by John Wood of Grantham (known to be working from 1753-1797) An imposing mahogany clock with moon phase, quarter chiming and day / date functions. The brass dial has hours, minutes and subsidiary second hands and displays for moonphase (in the break arch), day (bottom right) and date (bottom left), and the control functions for chime and strike. The day and date functions are 7 and 31 tooth star wheels actuated by 24-hour wheels in the motion work. Rack striking is to a single bell, the rack being released by the chiming train at the hour. The quarter chimes are to a carillon of eight bells by eight hammers actuated by a pin barrel. The strike and chimes functions are several, the top right subsidiary allows full striking and chiming of hours and quarters, or for these functions to be arrested, the top left subsidiary allows the quarters to be chimed or silenced by shifting the pin barrel across such that the hammers and not actuated. The moonphase is knocked on twice daily by a pin mounted to the snail on the hour wheel. Only one other piece is known by this maker, a verge watch recorded by G.H. Baillie. Circa 1770.
21 x 10 x 94 high
54cms x 26cms x 240cms high
Martlesham Antiques is a family run business and has been trading since 1984. Located in Suffolk just outside Woodbridge, Martlesham Antiques is run from a spacious thatched cottage housing nine large showrooms with a vast adjacent car park.
Specialising in 18th and 19th Century furniture, together with creating custom hand-made furniture which is supplied to various interior designers, trade and the retail market. Every piece on the showroom floor is in excellent condition and ready to go straight into the buyers home or premises.
All of Martlesham Antiques furniture is hand polished by their own French polishers and restorers to a very high standard. We are also a member of LAPADA, the association of art and antiques.


This item is antique. The date of manufacture has been declared as 18th Century.


Height = 240 cm (94.5")
Width = 54 cm (21.3")
Depth = 26 cm (10.2")

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Martlesham Antiques
The Thatched Roadhouse
Main Rd
IP12 4RJ
United Kingdom

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